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sport played. >> people in eastern canada are cleaning up the damage left behind after the storm moved through this weekend. it knocked down power lines and trees, including this one that knocked down a tree on a home in nova scotia. and tropical storm warning now in effect for the south texas coast. it could dump several inches of rain in that area. it's 5:05. i'm still weighing up. can anyone tell? i'm present. it's about 62 degrees outside right now. >> still ahead, a red skins injury update days ahead of the season opener. the latest talks surrounding the players and their status. >> and your chance to win a trip to new york city for regis and kelly's high heel aon this. >> first weather and traffic every 10 minutes. you're watching good morning, washington. this droid has evolved to do even more. now it integrates your work e-mail, so you can be hooked up to everything you need to do. now it does 1 ghz speed on a more intuitive keyboard. turning you into an instrument of efficiency. introducing the new droid 2 by motorola. part of the next generation of does. >> 5:09 on this labor
in eastern canada are cleaning up the damage left behind after the storm moved through this weekend. it knocked down power lines and trees. including this one that crashed through this home in nova scotia. forecasters say tropical storm hermine has formed in the gulf of mexico. a tropical storm warning is now in effect for south texas and minority eastern mexico. tropical storm hermine could dump several inches of rain in that area. just another thing they have to deal with. >> yes. been busy the last month or so in the tropics. >> still ahead, dirty politics at play? we've got a warning for local voters about two possible scams. >> plus your chance to win a trip to new york city for regis and kel8y's high heel aon this. >> but first another check of the back to work and school forecast. >> coming up on 6:10 a.m. on this monday morning. labor day morning. meteorologist adam caskey live outside. and it's very refreshing outside. not much action here on the streets of rosslyn. i think i'm the only person out here. it's going to be another lovely day today. an extension of the weekend
of canada over the weekend. more than 250 customers were without power saturday night in nova scotia when the peak of the storm hit. it is being blamed for one death outside of halifax. the canadian hurricane center says earl made landfall around 10: 30 saturday morning. at that point, it was a category one hurricane. >> seems like that is all we were talking about last week. all in all, turned out it be a beautiful weekend for us. >> not only here in washington but generally the beaches all the way from the carolinas up to southern new england. what a nice day yesterday. going to be more of the same today. going to be a little bit warmer but that will be the worst of the forecast. we'll have temperatures in the 80s after a nice, cool start. we'll take a look at current conditions. here in washington, we are 63- degree. it is downright cool in many spots with temperatures in the upper 40s in a few locations and low 50s. again, great start to the day. humidity, 60%. we have these cool overnights an we warm right -- and we warm right up during the day. shower and thunderstorm activity well
to canada. so you get the idea this will be a long duration event here as it races off to the north and east -- those extend all the way up now to canada. let's get to local weather. here in washington, we are off to a mild start. 77 in town. 69 at dulles. 73 in winchester. at gurvir's house, it is 71 1/2 degrees. >> i didn't pay attention this morning. >> you didn't look? >> huh-uh. >> lots of sunshine. a few clouds later this afternoon as earl starts to approach here from the south and east and i want to mention we've got a coastal flood advisory. the southerly winds are going to push the water up into the bay and tides could be running one to three feet above normal here over the next 4 hours. >> flooding and also tornadoes are always a big concern. >> less of a risk with this one but you're right. >> let's check in with julie wright with a look at traffic i can't we are talking about an incident which occurred on the northbound side of 270 north of 109. we had a police chase that involved a vehicle. the right side of the road remains closed. northbound 270 north of 109, there is an inves
accelerate and gets out of here and so the weekend looks good as it passes into canada. we're going to cooldown very nicely. this morning we're 75. got some 60s in leesburg and sterling at 6. columbia 69 krofton and fairfax 74. today it's going to be another hot one, sunny, low 90s by lunchtime. low 90s for the drive home. high again around 95 and 96. it's 5:01. here's angie. >> good wednesday morning everybody. right now a couple issues early on to tell you about. first we want to take you out to 15 headed southbound. this is at route 216. so it's not in the immediate viewing area but it is effecting some of our drivers. as a result of this, we're losing a couple of right lanes because of this accident. hopefully it will be clearing here shortly. meanwhile, we're keeping check on 270. no problems to report out there. making your way from 121 down towards the split. our next stop 66 headed eastbound in virginia. all clear, nice and green. you're moving at speed here through centreville and ending with a glance at 95 headed southbound. near the thornburg area we're getting word of so
in the u.s. and two in canada. all of the cases involve people who recently received medical care in india where the problem is widespread. >>> americans are washing their hands more often. a study finds 85% of people wash their hands in public restrooms, that's up 8% from temp and the highest rate since the survey began 14 years ago. they speculate the h1n1 outbreak last year may have sparked the improvement. no surprise here, the survey also found that women wash their hands more than men. all of that hand washing is a good thing, especially after a suggests the hand sanitizers may not do much to prevent the cold or the flu. they had them apply the san hand sanitizer to prevent an infection. 42% of the people tested positive for the common cold in the study. the number isn't much lower than the 51% in the controlled group that did not use a hand sanitizer. a sty study with a flu virus has a similar outcome. >>> a disease known as peripheral artery disease or pad occurs when fat builds up in blood vessels in areas of the body besides the brain or heart, specifically in the legs. this ofte
serious he was a top flight junior hockey player in canada and if there is one thing hockey players never know how to do is drop the gloves. the game out of hand early. olson pitching against his old team got ten runs in the first two innings and got interesting in the sixth. morgan ran over the marlins catch they are night before and separated his shoulder gets a pitch behind he -- behind the back and ready to rumble. and he gets clocked and both benches clear, the bull pen, too. three guys ejected. morgan hands in the air as he leaves the field an absolute. a may la in florida last night. nats lose to the fish 16100. >>> reskins preseason finale tonight. hanes wto will play extensively in the game but if the coaches don't like what they will see, the source says they may deactivate big al for the opener against the cowboys. haynesworth has just two tackled this preseason. that's a look at sports this thursday. i'm brett haber. >>> up next the latest on the two big stories today, 24 hours after the standoff ended in silver spring. still buzzing with police activity. a live report is minu
detected in small numbers in australia, canada and the united states and the netherlands, sweden and the uk. >>> you may want to stock up on grapefruit. i guess those were great fruits we were looking a. past studies have suggested this a weight loss food and now researchers say it may help treat type two diabetes. they say the antioxidants that give grapefruit the bitter taste help increase the body's reaction it insulin. >>> the number of people holding steady these days despite a drop in rates from 2000 to 2005. 20% of adults still smoke and more than half of children around the age of 11 are exposed to secondhand smoke. 9 #% of those exposed kids have measurable levels of toxic chemicals in their bodies. the cdc reports that there would be five million fewer smokers if all states followed the guideline for tobacco control programs. >>> a community that shows of on some of the best of d.c.'s creative side. >> holly live at a festival that celebrates all of the things that adams morgan has to offer. some people say i'm obsessed with my chickens. but i like to think i'm just going beyond t
drunk driving laws in north america goes into effect today in canada's british columbia. first-time offenders could face criminal charges and up to $4,000 in fines and fees if they refuse a breathalyzer test. >>> the u.n. general assembly meets today with representatives from 192 countries expected. one big topic, worldwide poverty. >>> lady gaga is among the activists today demanding a repeal of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. they will rally in portland, maine. >>> finally this half hour, turning off the lights. this week we say good-bye to a symbol of men ingenuity. >> ge will literally stop making the old-style bulbs to make way for more efficient ones. jeremy hubbard sheds a little light on the story. >> reporter: the bright idea that illuminated the world is reaching a less than glowing end. this week, ge is shuttering this plant in winchester, virginia, its last u.s. factory producing plain old incandescent lightbulbs. new energy standards will ought but ban the bulbs. most of which are made overseas. seems the invention that thomoh edison perfected 130 year
across parts of eastern canada. going to keep that general west to northwesterly wind around here. it's been fairly dry for quite some stretch. warm and dry for all the upcoming week as well. if you're doing any outdoor barbecuing, be extra careful. if you needed to burn off any shrubs or brush, don't do it. or if you do, have water ready. fire danger quite high around here the next week or so. high pressure in charge has taken all the moisture out of the atmosphere. the warming trend returns just in time for the middle of the week. cooler weather returns just in time for next weekend. so your forecast for your sunday, plenty of sunshine and delightful highs today. upper 70s to near 80 degrees. labor day monday, sunny, sparkling blue sky. extremely dry weather. tomorrow's high temperature, upper 70s in the high spots. beautiful weather today and tomorrow. there are some of us folks out there without kids that always take the week of labor day at the week at the beach. if you have done that, man, you're going to love it. college football, boise state intown. say they have only sold 7,0
and canada. and how do the dogs get here. >> by accruing points over the year. the top 150 dogs make it into the national finals. those are very coveted spots and everybody wants to be here running in the big show. >> reporter: and give me an idea how big the sport it out there. >> i think there is 700 dogs on the high point list. that would give must indication. i've just come back from utah and colorado on a big western circuit, and it's a busy intensely competitive sport and refinements are a beauty. what a great thing to see. >> reporter: and i think intense is word to use because this is your dog, right? >> yes. this is my dog ross and she is a competitor and very intense, as you see, wanting to be the one doing the job. >> reporter: but we have another dog out there doing the job and look at that dog just holding the sheep at bay. so explain how this works. >> this is when she asks the dogs to go left, that's left. when she goes to the right, that's right. and to walk up, is to wake up, like that. all of these things meant to go to catch the sheep, catching the sheep and sendin
do in canada. this is video out of nova scotia. it brought down huge trees and lost power to a quarter million of people. it hit the maritime province as a category one. >> let's check in with tucker barnes for the forecast. >> the upper 70s and lower 80s and going to be the same today. let's get to it and talk about current conditions. and we're off to a cool start. 40s out there. look at winchester, 47 degrees. hagerstown, good morning to you, 51. 58 at dulles. 52 in frederick, 63 here in town. if you are lucky enough to be waking up at the shore, ocean city, 53. should be a great looking afternoon. bright sunshine expected throughout the day and high temperatures back in the middle 80s. there is a morning look at your satellite radar. very quiet conditions continue. a few clouds off to the west. we'll have one or two clouds spill into the region, but we need shower and thunderstorm activity and it's not in the cards for several days. a lot of sunshine, beautiful afternoon. 85 degrees. winds out of the south at 5 miles per hour. i'll have more details on the forecast. we
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